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I have been getting swollen lips on and off for the past two

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I have been getting swollen lips on and off for the past two months. This morning it has come again, though in a milder way.
JA: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: Two months.
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I showed a picture I took to the nurse. She suggested I should go on econsult.
Hi,Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm Dr. Sumanth. I've 17years of experience in the field of Medicine. I'm currently reviewing your query, be back ASAP.

May I request you to upload an image please.

As you are not able to respond. I will try my level best with the minimal information available.
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Hi...I understand your concern and I am sorry for your symptoms.
By what you say I feel that it is a simple skin allergy called Angioedema in medical terms.
I am sorry for the symptoms but they can be really irritating and persistent.
The trick of management is that you need to be getting an antihistamine at regular intervals round the clock into the system to keep the allergic response at bay.
I suggest -

  1. Tablet Hydroxizine 25mg at 12am/6am/12pm/6pm (Non OTC) (as the itching is severe)
  2. Syrup Benadryl (12.5mg/5ml) 10ml at 3am/9am/3pm/9pm (OTC) (as the itching is severe)
  3. If not better or if there is any breathing difficulty with noisy breathing then you may need oral intravenous steroids please.

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